Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Larry Taylor
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2019

Number of Bills: 39

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (38):
HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 303 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to entities eligible to authorize the creation of spaceport development corporations and to the powers of those corporations.

HB 492 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson | Raney
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 663 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to proclamations for the production of instructional materials and selection of instructional materials by public schools.

HB 963 Author: Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Howard | Johnson, Jarvis
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of school district trustee information on the Internet and a review of the essential knowledge and skills of certain curricula.

HB 974 Author: Metcalf | Huberty | Landgraf | González, Mary | Dutton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2019 7:10PM
Caption: Relating to public school safety measures and procedures.

HB 1263 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an order by the Brazoria Drainage District Number 4 to maintain certain infrastructure.

HB 1480 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Bernal | Tinderholt | Metcalf
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 1607 Author: Goldman | Geren | Price | Turner, Chris | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

HB 1769 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Meyer | Johnson, Jarvis | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for certain missing adults and to a study of the alert system.

HB 1900 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and studies relating to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan; authorizing a penalty; authorizing an assessment.

HB 1901 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain mental health records of deceased state hospital patients.

HB 1902 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 2041 Author: Oliverson | Phelan | Wray | Zerwas
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 2059 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to required human trafficking prevention training as a condition of registration permit or license renewal for certain health care practitioners.

HB 2214 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation concerning license applicants who are military service members, military veterans, or military spouses.

HB 2320 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.

HB 2757 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the rule of decision in a court of this state.

HB 2763 Author: Flynn | Murphy | Paul | Gervin-Hawkins | Middleton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the police pension fund in certain municipalities.

HB 2983 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments.

HB 2984 Author: Allison | González, Mary | Minjarez | Lopez | Capriglione
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum and the establishment of a computer science strategic advisory committee to increase computer science instruction and participation in public schools.

HB 3084 Author: Cyrier | Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating July 20 as Space Exploration Day.

HB 3371 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain battery-charged fences by municipalities and counties.

HB 3904 Author: Huberty | Guillen | Raymond | Morales
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including certain performance standards and sanctions, to providing alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements, and to public school class size limits.

HB 3906 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the assessment of public school students, including the development and administration of assessment instruments, and technology permitted for use by students.

HB 4032 Author: Guillen | Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation, permitting, and taxation of certain boats and boat motors; imposing a fee.

HB 4342 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas School Safety Center.

HB 4534 Author: Lucio III | Hunter | Herrero | Bonnen, Greg | Middleton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the rates and other funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 4611 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain distributions to the available school fund.

HB 4637 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the City of Kemah Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4655 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 43; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 4656 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 4690 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

HB 4718 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 77; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 186 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3371.

HCR 191 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3906.

HCR 193 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3.

HJR 151 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.

Joint Sponsor (1):
HCR 130 Author: Biedermann
Sponsor: Flores | Campbell | Hughes | Taylor
Last Action: 04/04/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating former State Representative Ken Mercer on his retirement from USAA.

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